Advertising Minor

An interdisciplinary course of study for students interested in or preparing for careers in advertising (branding, media buying, merchandising, graphic design, etc.).
Catalog Requirements Notice

The requirements listed on these pages may change by the year as programs and courses are added or altered. Archived Academic Catalogs for previous years can be viewed in pdf form here. These documents contains the specific academic requirements pertaining to those who entered the College before the 2015-16 year.

Professor T. Lossowski and Assistant Professor K. Waugh, Coordinators

Students may not minor in both advertising and the communication studies minor. The total number of courses required for the minor is 7 (20-22 semester hours).


All of the following (8-10 sem. hrs.)

ART/BKRT 127 Introduction to Graphic Design (3 sem. hrs.)
ART 390 Internship in Studio Art (2-4 sem. hrs.)
BUS 201 Principles of Management (3 sem. hrs.)

One course from each of the following categories (12 sem. hrs.)
Visual Design

ART 119 Visual Organization (3 sem. hrs.)
ART 261 Photographic Digital Imaging (3 sem. hrs.)
BKRT 220 Digital Book and Graphic Design (3 sem. hrs.)

Media and Perception

ARTH 285 Topics in Art History (3 sem. hrs.)
FMS 101 Media and Power in American Culture (3 sem. hrs.)
PSY 370 Sensation and Perception (3 sem. hrs.)
SOC 331 Mass Media and Society (3 sem. hrs.)


BUS 303 Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management (3 sem. hrs.)
ECON 102 Principles of Microeconomics (3 sem. hrs.)


BUS 202 Principles of Marketing (3 sem. hrs.)
BUS 360 Strategic Marketing and E-commerce (3 sem. hrs.)

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